Earlier this month, The Blaze reported on the White House’s new “We the People” tool, which allows people to create their own online petitions on any issue they choose.
If a petition garners 5,000 signatures within 30 days, the White House promises lawmakers will automatically review it and the Obama administration will issue an official response on the subject.
The site went live Thursday. The first petition to cross the 5,000 signature threshold? One advocating for marijuana legalization.Read »